Infrastructure. Buried in this somewhat innocuous phrase are some of the most compelling items that make a community work and allow it to develop—things like roads, transportation, access to water and perhaps the least ‘sexy’…waste management systems. When we get right down to it, community development in Northern Westchester is constricted by the lack of sewers and failing septic systems — where all too often the “country air” is overpowered by eau de “failing septic.”
We’ve often thought that putting together an affordable housing development is akin to putting together a large jigsaw puzzle. Many different pieces that alone mean nothing, but once put in its proper place show a larger picture, and once assembled and solved is an accomplishment.